Showing posts with label FELA WORLD TOUR. Show all posts
Showing posts with label FELA WORLD TOUR. Show all posts

Monday, 20 January 2014

"Being Fela's Son Hasn't Helped My Career, I Should Have Gone Far" - Seun Kuti

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The youngest son of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti and new father Seun Kuti tells City People mag about the limitations his dad's name has brought to his music career......

"I dont believe that being Fela's son has helped my career. Yes I am fela's son. Yes I grew up to love music through him. Most people believe it's easier looking in, when you are out. Everything just seems easier that way. But I keep saying that the fact that I am Fela's son, for me it didn't really help me musically. The fact that I am Fela's son has brought me more stress than good fortune. I believe if I wasn't Fela's son with my amount of talent and what I have been able to achieve, I would have gone far. What people see in Nigeria is

Monday, 13 May 2013

WHAT IS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE: FELA WORLD TOUR

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Fela the musical is a Hit in the United States, the shocking fact is that is is produced by Jay-Z and Will Smith, and stars Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child and Duain Richmond in the role of Fela Kuti and features pulsating music and a heart pounding rhythm that sends your spirit soaring, all that said Fela is a Nigerian and one wonders how Jay Z and co gotthe rights to produce this story, secondly they have not even thought it necessary to bring the musical to Nigeria the birth place of Fela, i really dont blame , we really dont value our own, the rejected stone has becom the chief corner stone, Jay Z and Will Smith is raking in millions of dollars from this musical, with auditoriums packed full, i think we should learn a lesson from this, what do you think? more pictures after the cut
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